CMS extends ICD-10 deadline for volunteer end-to-end testing

January 15th, 2015|

The looming ICD-10 deadline may not be slated until October of this year, but that isn't stopping the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services from extending its deadline for end-to-end testing in late April.

Uninsured rate continues to drop under Obamacare

January 15th, 2015|

Because of the ACA, the number of uninsured working-age adults keeps dropping, according to new figures from a Commonwealth Fund survey.

Survey: Top concerns for hospital CEOs in 2014 revealed

January 14th, 2015|

For hospital CEOs, some of the main challenges faced in 2014 centered around the impact of physician billing services and finances, according to a new survey released by the American College of Health Executives.

Tips for communicating with patients

January 13th, 2015|

As a medical professional, it can sometimes become difficult to communicate highly technical material with patients who might not have a clear understanding about the subject matter.

Are billing numbers compromising your patient satisfaction? (Infographic article)

January 8th, 2015|

Although your billing software might not seem like something that directly affects patients, there are some surprising statistics that may surprise you. 

Study: Physicians less enthusiastic about EHRs than staff

January 7th, 2015|

EHR use affects staff and physicians in different ways, which is why a recent study published in BMC Medical Informatics & Decision Making was so enlightening.

ICD-10 prep tips for 2015

January 6th, 2015|

There are a lot of events shaping the course of health IT in 2015, but one of the most impactful for medical billing services will be the switch to ICD-10.

Are ER visits increasing under Obamacare?

January 6th, 2015|

Rates may be increasing when it comes to emergency room visits under Obamacare.

Health care spending projections are impressive for 2015

January 5th, 2015|

Some big 2015 predictions in health care spending may have a direct impact on practices and medical billing.

Practices and asset protection: What doctors need to know

January 5th, 2015|

Physicians who have been practicing for several decades probably know the importance of protecting assets.